During the 18th century steam engines powered the the industrial revolution. Today Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) are at the heart of the digital revolution. Often described as currency in the digital world, APIs are especially valuable to retailers and brands because they guarantee a fast and safe exchange of information and deliver the agility needed to quickly build customer experiences. This practical guide shows commerce developers how to enable rich consumer experiences on every device and channel using APIs.
In this - his third O’Reilly book - Author Kelly Goetsch, Chief Product Officer of commercetools, provides readers with both a high-level understanding of APIs, as well as detailed instructions on how to model, build, deploy, and expose APIs for maximum benefit.
Kelly Goetsch is Chief Product Officer at commercetools where he oversees product management, development and delivery. He came to commercetools from Oracle, where he led product management for their microservices initiatives. Before that, he was an architect with ATG. He is the author of two books - Microservices for Modern Commerce (O'Reilly, 2016) and E-Commerce in the Cloud(O'Reilly, 2014). He holds three patents, including one key to distributed computing.